ilb Jahre: 2014

Tom Rachman

Tom Rachman was born in London in 1974 and grew up in Vancouver. Following film studies at the University of Toronto he received a master in journalism at Columbia University in New York. He subsequently served as a foreign correspondent for Associated Press in Rome, also reporting from such locations

Thorsten Unger

Thorsten Unger born in 1973, is co-founder of the multiple-prizewinning German serious games pioneer Zone 2Connect and the Wegesrand consultancy network. Speaker for film and audiovisual media in the German Cultural Council. Speaker and consultant. Advisory Council of the Stiftung Digitale Spielkultur and the USK. Author of industry articles and

Tilman Spreckelsen

Tilman Spreckelsen born in 1967 in Kronberg. He studied German language & literature and history in Freiburg. He has been an editor at the newspaper »Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung« since 2003. He also works as a publisher, columnist and author. After he had published Icelandic legends together with illustrator Kat Menschik

Tanja Witting

Tanja Witting born in 1972 and studied social pedagogy. She has looked into the effects of virtual worlds, both in her 2007 doctorate thesis at the University of Magdeburg and in her research work as a member of the academic staff at Cologne University of the Applied Sciences (1999–2012). Besides

Syksy Räsänen

Syksy Räsänen is a cosmologist at the University of Helsinki. He has earlier worked at the University of Oxford and CERN, among other places. He writes a blog, newspaper column and popular articles about science, and often gives public talks. He has co-scripted a circus show about the history of

Sunandini Banerjee

Sunandini Banerjee studied English literature at the Jadavpur University. She has been working as editor, translator, book designer and illustrator since 2000 for the renowned publisher Seagull Books in Calcutta. Her associative cover designs, which are both typographically and visually thoughtful collages, are much-praised. Banerjee digitally mixes eclectically eclectically compiled

Stefano Ricci

Stefano Ricci, born in 1966 in Bologna, lives and works as an artist and university lecturer in Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Italy. In the middle of the nineties, Ricci set up the comic magazine »Edition Mano« with Giovanna Anceschi and offered his services to the associated gallery. Since 1985, Ricci

Stefan Hertmans

Stefan Hertmans was born in Ghent in 1951. As a professor and director of studies at the University College in Ghent, he focused on art criticism, continental philosophy, hermeneutics and agogics (till 2010). In 2013, he was Visiting Professor at the University in Gent. He has given talks and lectures

Sonwabiso Ngcowa

Sonwabiso Ngcowa was born in 1985 in the village of Mpozisa in the South African province of Eastern Cape, and grew up in the Masiphumelele township near Cape Town. He was one of the few youths there to graduate from high school and after studying business management he worked for

Shane Anderson

born in San Jose, California in 1982, studied philosophy at the University of California, Davis. In 2007/2008, he received a DAAD research grant for a project on Bertolt Brecht. Anderson has written his own piece for the stage (»Dogs, Wolves, Coyotes«, 2007) and in 2012 he published his first experimental

Shehan Karunatilaka

Shehan Karunatilaka was born in 1975 in Galle in southern Sri Lanka. He studied English literature, as well as business administration at New Zealand Massey University. He then worked as a copywriter and creative director in London, Colombo and Singapore. He has also worked as a songwriter and musician (in